Can a parrot get justice under a Regional Forest Agreement?

de Blas, Alexandra
August 2009
Ecos;Aug/Sep2009, Issue 150, p9
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The article provides information on the legal action filed by Tasmania Senator Bob Brown in the high court asking the protection of the swift parrot and other endangered species. The appeal stipulates that the Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) should not only maintain the Comprehensive Adequate and Representative (CAR), but also protect the mentioned species. It notes that the recommendation of Senator Brown constitutes to override the RFA exemption and that would establish a lengthy process.


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